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Lead Programmer Analyst. COBOL

Job Details
Posted Date:
April 13, 2023


Job ID:


St. Louis , MO



5 years


Job Description
  • Location: St. Louis, MO
  • Type: Contract
  • Job #9865

Technology Partners is currently seeking a talented Lead Programmer Analyst (148087). Do you have experience with COBOL, SCOBOL and Tandem Utility Programs? Let us help you make your next big career move a reality!

What You Will Be Doing:
Uses technical skills and programming experience to define, schedule, and coordinate programming of solutions to problems and requests of varying difficulty under the general direction of management. Responsible for leading an assigned team of developers on assigned projects/implementations. Coordinates work of development team members and others in Client Programming with those who have requested projects


  • Provides designs for proposed systems and system enhancements. Develops modifications and changes to existing programs and procedures as required to satisfy user requests.
  • Supplements coding, testing, and documenting computer programs where necessary to achieve results and meet schedules.
  • Leads and mentors team members on assigned projects and implementations.
  • Ensures programs and procedures developed by team adhere to established departmental standards and guidelines.
  • Helps CIS keep commitments to clients with on time completion of development teams projects.
  • Develops project cost estimates for assigned clients.
  • Reports progress through updates to project control system status and time recording and attendance at weekly project control meetings.
  • Notifies manager immediately when it appears schedule dates will not be met or if an assigned project will lead to operational or support difficulties.
  • Suggests potential improvements to the processes and techniques used by Client Programming that will result in improved quality and/or responsiveness for our clients.
  • Interacts with project requestors to ensure correct understanding and business validity of user requests and demonstrates results to requestors of projects.
  • Advises less experienced programmers and provides training by sharing technical knowledge with others.
  • Solves balancing problems.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • A bachelors degree in computer science or related field or equivalent work experience.
  • 5+ years of COBOL programming experience.
  • 5+ years of increasingly complex project development experience

Desired Skills & Experience:

  • Ability to write and explain structured and maintainable COBOL code.
  • Proficiency with all Tandem utility programs.
  • Ability to modify and create SCOBOL on-line programs required.
  • Ability to develop complex on-line and batch programs.
  • Ability to design operationally in a manner that is reliable and efficient.

We are interested in every qualified candidate who is eligible to work in the United States. However, we are not able to provide sponsorship at this time or accept candidates who would require a corp-to-corp agreement.

If this position sounds like you, WE SHOULD TALK!

We realize our people are our most valuable asset, that is why we offer the following benefits:

  • Health, Dental, and Vision insurance
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Long and Short-Term disability
  • Life insurance
  • Direct deposit
  • Referral program

Your better future is ready, and we want to put the right tools in your hands to get you there. Let’s go!

Keywords: COBOL, SCOBOL, Tandem Utility

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Technology Partners is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Technology Partners does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or any other characteristic protected by applicable state or federal civil rights laws.

All offers of employment at Technology Partners are contingent upon clear results of a thorough background check and drug screening that meet corresponding laws and regulations at the city, state and federal level.

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